Campfire Stew

Campfire Stew

"Eva Knight's speedy single-pan meal revives comforting memories from her childhood. 'The recipe goes back many years to my days at Girl Scout camp,' comments the Nashua, New Hampshire cook. 'It's so fun and flavorful it became an instant hit with my family.'"
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20 m servings
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  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, brown beef; drain. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until heated through.

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My family loved this very fast and easy to make dinner. Instead of 1/4 cup of water, I put an entire cup of water in order to let it simmer for about 30 minutes. I also added 1 can of corn (drai...

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I made this recipe, and it was easy to make, pretty quick, but absolutely NOTHING SPECIAL. It was pretty much like a vegetable soup, except with ground beef. I won't make it again. It is just fi...

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My family loved this very fast and easy to make dinner. Instead of 1/4 cup of water, I put an entire cup of water in order to let it simmer for about 30 minutes. I also added 1 can of corn (drai...

My family and my daughters boyfriend really enjoyed this. I did as you mentioned I added a can of corn drained and extra hamburger and it was great. We eat ours over No Yolks Noodles. Just make ...

Really good. I biffed when I went to the grocery and forgot to get the vegetable beef soup, so instead decided to put in an additional can of tomato soup and also a can of chili beans. It was gr...

I used to have this stew all the time as a child,a cheap way to feed a large family.The easy version is to brown your beef,add 2 cans of alphabet soup(2 cans of water),a cup of raw macaroni and ...

I made this recipe, and it was easy to make, pretty quick, but absolutely NOTHING SPECIAL. It was pretty much like a vegetable soup, except with ground beef. I won't make it again. It is just fi...

Thank you! I've been looking for a recipe for this ever since I can remember! It was a childhood favorite from Girl Scouts and form school lunch (believe it or not) and this is the first time ...

This is a nice change of pace from the hamburger stew I have been making for years. I have always added tomato sauce and a dab of ketchup, but tomato soup...Duh !!! I used 2 cans of mixed veggie...

I like to add some liquid smoke to get that 'campfire' flavor memory. Just to kick it up a notch, I also cut up some potatoes into bite size pieces and let them simmer in the stew until soft. ...

Hilarious to find this! I was a Girl Scout-we used Spaghetti O's instead of the tomato soup..my Dad, a widower, used to say this was his "Lifesaver Dinner". Haven't seen it in years!

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